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At Carie Rx we believe prescription drugs and medication should be accessible and affordable for all Americans. In addition to the savings, discounts, and convenience that Carie Rx provides, the Carie Rx Blog is here to bring you information, news, current events, and important upates on topics that affect healthcare and prescription drugs. Be sure to check back frequently for updates, and if you find any information that is particularly helpful please don't hesitate to share!



How to care for children with allergies during allergy season 2019

What do you need to know about allergy season 2019? The end of winter and start of spring can be a wonderful time of year, bringing warmer weather and longer days and the promise of summer to come but for children with hay fever, the onset of spring marks the start of an annual ordeal as seasonal...

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Zulresso and other treatments for postpartum depression

Arriving home with a new baby is one of those special life events that new moms will always remember but it can also be an overwhelming and turbulent time. Consequently, it may be unsurprising that up to eight out of ten new mothers experience the “baby blues," a common phenomenon...

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Lilly to release half-price authorized generic of Humalog insulin

A new authorized generic of Eli Lilly’s insulin drug Humalog (insulin lispro) will soon be available in US pharmacies at half the price of the branded equivalent. The pharmaceutical giant made the announcement on March 4th 2019, asserting that the introduction of an alternative insulin option...

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New Diabetes Technology, Devices & Products to Watch in 2019

Last year saw some significant steps forward in diabetes technology, with a number of new monitoring technologies and insulin delivery devices gaining US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval over the course of 2018. Among the new products available to American diabetes patients last year...

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5 ways to manage asthma symptoms and prevent attacks during winter

Do you struggle with asthma in the winter months? If so, you are not alone. Asthma affects more than 26 million Americans and is the most common chronic disease among children, according to figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The cold weather and cold air that comes...

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5 Tips to Help you Avoid Cold and Flu this Winter

It's that time of the year when the temperature starts to drop, winter weather is setting in, and more and more people are coming down with a cold or flu. It is important to stay healthy during the colder months of the year, but this is not always easy, particularly as you are increasingly...

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Achieve Your New Year’s Weight Loss Goals in 2019

After an indulgent holiday period, you may be one of the many Americans considering setting some 2019 weight loss goals. Losing weight (and goals related to this) are among the most common resolutions for 2019, according to data from YouGov Omnibus. The poll found 48 percent of people planning to...

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6 Easy Steps to Help You Quit Smoking in 2019

Are you one of the many people in the United States planning to enjoy a smoke-free 2019? A new year comes with the promise of a clean slate and the opportunity to make resolutions to improve your quality of life, leaving you a healthier, stronger and happier person. A YouGov NY poll conducted last...

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What To Do When Your Child Is Diagnosed With Type 1 Diabetes

For parents of children with type 1 diabetes mellitus the diagnosis often comes as a bolt from the blue. There is always a huge amount of information to digest and process and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the sudden influx of information on medications, blood glucose testing, dietary...

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Glossary - Open Enrollment & Health Insurance

Are you ever bewildered by Open Enrollment and the myriad health insurance options out there? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Our quick reference glossary of terms and phrases will help you make sense of Open Enrollment and put you on the right track to getting the best health coverage...

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Open Enrollment 2019 & Health Insurance – Your Guide

It’s that time of year when millions of Americans are starting to look into their health insurance coverage options ahead of the 2019 Open Enrollment period. With the relatively short sign-up period for coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, it’s...

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HPV vaccine uptake among American adolescents ‘on the rise’

Nearly half (49 percent) of all adolescents aged between 13 and 17 were up-to-date with their human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines in 2017, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The organization’s latest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)...

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CDC warns of record rise in STD cases in US

Last year saw record levels of diagnoses of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), according to the latest data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  In 2017, nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were diagnosed in the United States,...

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What you need to know about the EpiPen shortage

The background to the EpiPen shortage Since May this year, the EpiPen shortage has caused problems for many people with severe allergies. The epinephrine delivery system is used to counter anaphylaxis, a serious life-threatening allergic reaction that can be caused...

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Take Control of Your Diabetes Management Plan

A diabetes diagnosis may seem overwhelming at first, but learning to manage diabetes mellitus enables you to start taking control of your condition, reducing the risk of further diabetes complications and improving your quality of life. Many healthcare professionals can help...

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